Bachar Zelhof


26 years of experience
26 years of experience



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Mr. Bachar Zelhof is a highly skilled Consultant Urological Surgeon affiliated with Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, practicing at Manchester Royal Infirmary. Specializing in general urology, Mr. Zelhof manages a variety of conditions including prostatic disease, kidney stones, recurrent urinary tract infections, overactive bladder, haematuria (blood in urine), and scrotal surgery. His expertise extends to robotic and laparoscopic kidney and ureteric surgeries, such as partial or total nephrectomy for kidney cancer or benign conditions, pelvi-ureteric obstruction, and ureteric re-implantation.

Mr. Zelhof's professional journey includes specialized training in the North West Deanery, culminating in a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in July 2014. He further honed his skills in kidney stones and robotic surgery with international experience in Amsterdam, Strasbourg, and Wurzburg. Notably, he is one of the leading surgeons in robotic kidney surgery in the Northwest and serves as a proctor for the Da Vinci robot, mentoring consultants and trainees in robotic kidney surgery.

Mr. Zelhof is also a dedicated researcher, with over 30 publications and numerous presentations at international and national conferences. He earned his research doctorate (MD with honours) from the University of Hull, focusing on multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging in prostate cancer. His research aims to optimize diagnostic and treatment pathways, enhancing surgical outcomes for patients.

In addition to his clinical and research work, Mr. Zelhof is committed to medical education. He has led undergraduate teaching in surgery for seven years and is a senior honorary lecturer at the University of Manchester. He also leads the kidney cancer module for the Northwest Urology MSc degree. Having completed Post Graduate Medical Education training in 2014, Mr. Zelhof is a qualified educational supervisor, contributing to the training and development of medical professionals.


General Urology, Endourology, Urological Oncology

All procedures

  • PSA Testing
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cystoscopy
  • Hydrocelectomy
  • Orchidectomy
  • Robotic Nephrectomy
  • Bladder Botox Injections
  • Bladder Neck Incision
  • Circumcision
  • Frenuloplasty (Penis)
  • Kidney Disease Diagnosis & Treatment
  • Kidney Disorders (Laparoscopic Surgery)
  • Kidney Stone Prevention
  • MRI of Prostate
  • Nephrectomy (Partial)
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle (UDT)
  • Prostate Biopsy
  • Prostate Cancer Diagnostics
  • Prostatectomy (TURP)
  • Rigid & Flexible Ureterorenoscopy and Laser Fragmentation of Stones
  • Robotic Nephrectomy (Partial)
  • Robotic Pyeloplasty
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Transrectal Ultrasound (TRUS)
  • Transurethral Resection of a Bladder Tumour (TURBT)
  • Ureteroscopy
  • Urological Surgery
  • Vasectomy (Male Sterilization)

All conditions

  • Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)
  • Benign Prostate Hyperplasia
  • Bladder Disorders
  • Epididymitis
  • Kidney Cysts
  • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
  • Bladder Pain
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Kidney Stones
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Retention
  • Balanitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Neck Obstruction
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Urine (Haematuria)
  • Chronic Prostatitis
  • Cystitis
  • Disorders of Prepuce
  • Elevated Prostate Specific Antigen
  • Epididymal Cysts
  • Epididymo-Orchitis
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Foreskin and Scrotal Conditions
  • Genitourinary Cancer
  • Hydrocoele (Collection of Fluid around the Testicle)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Kidney Disease
  • Nocturia
  • Obstructive Uropathy
  • Orchitis
  • Overflow Incontinence
  • Paraphimosis
  • Phimosis
  • Post-Micturition Dribble
  • Prostatitis (Prostate Swelling)
  • Renal Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Lumps & Swellings
  • Testicular Pain
  • Undescended Testicle
  • Ureteral Cancer
  • Urological Cancers
  • Varicocele


Arabic, English



Registered with

General Medical Council: 5198700


The Christie Private Care, Wilmslow Road, Manchester, M20 4BX


Consultation Fees

New appointment: £250

New appointment: £160


Overall Rating

Overall rating

Overall experience

4.96 / 5

Personal care received

5 / 5

Explanation of care provided

5 / 5



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